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Table 5 Risk factors for All-Cause mortality among hemodialysis patients

From: Long-term survival and predictors for mortality among dialysis patients in an endemic area for chronic liver disease: a national cohort study in Taiwan

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Covariate HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI)
Gender (Male vs. Female) 1.224 (1.158-1.293)* 1.191 (1.127-1.258)*
Age at initiation of dialysis (years)   
18-44 Referent Referent
45-64 2.682 (2.395-3.003)* 2.148 (1.915-2.409)*
≥65 5.583 (4.990-6.246)* 4.378 (3.903-4.910)*
Diabetes Mellitus (yes vs. no) 2.183 (2.063-2.310)* 1.821 (1.715-1.933)*
Hypertension (yes vs. no) 1.313 (1.228-1.405)* 0.904 (0.843-0.971)*
Congestive Heart Failure (yes vs. no) 1.919 (1.797-2.050)* 1.436 (1.338-1.541)*
Coronary Artery Disease (yes vs. no) 1.742 (1.639-1.853)* 1.125 (1.052-1.202)*
Cerebrovascular Disease (yes vs. no) 1.853 (1.715-2.003)* 1.298 (1.192-1.410)*
Peripheral Arterial Disease (yes vs. no) 1.815 (1.587-2.075)* 1.310 (1.144-1.499)*
Chronic Lung Disease (yes vs. no) 1.666 (1.533-1.810)* 1.209 (1.111-1.317)*
Liver Cirrhosis (yes vs. no) 1.612 (1.451-1.790)* 1.478 (1.330-1.643)*
Cancer (yes vs. no) 1.565 91.375-1.780)* 1.361 (1.195-1.549)*
Dementia (yes vs. no) 1.817 (1.425-2.316)* 1.431 (1.049-1.713)*
Hemiplegia or Paraplegia (yes vs. no) 2.085(1.682-2.584)* 1.462 (1.168-1.829)*
  1. HR: Hazard ratio; CI: Confidence interval; *P <0.05.